Mindful eating is a huge topic involving many elements of attention and awareness from the decision to eat to the decision to stop and everything in between. For now, I'd like to focus a bit more on just a few of those things that impact our decision to start eating.
DNA, with rare exception, is not destiny. Dinner is -- to a far greater extent than most realize, or than our culture seems inclined to put to any good use. Lifestyle can alter gene expression; we can nurture nature.
The bottom line of the conference is easy to understand: There is an immense potential to affect the nutrition and income of small farmers throughout Guatemala by improving the black bean seeds they use. But the challenge we will all face is how to collaborate to make that possible.
Perhaps it's the perception of starting out with a clean slate, or maybe it's because you can usually get a better deal on a gym membership -- for a whole slew of different reasons, the beginning of a new year is easily the most popular time for setting weight loss and fitness goals.
The old proverb "eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and supper like a pauper" now has some scientific muscle behind it. Many of us think that if we skip breakfast we will reduce our overall calorie intake for the day and lose weight.
Manipulating the food environment can be a great tool for effortlessly improving people's eating habits, but this analysis suggests cafeterias should await further proof before they overhaul the dishware.
As a dietitian in New York City I see a large variety of clients. From African Americans with Type 2 diabetes to Hasidic Jews with obesity and everyth...
We stand on the brink of the holiday season, a time when we generally eat, drink, and spend to excess. By New Year's Day we are so fed up (literally!) that we fervently resolve to change our ways. Why wait for the new year?
The practice of consciously considering gluten is different than passively knowing facts about gluten consumption and Celiac disease. If a chef trains her mind to see "GLUTEN" in bold, black letters when she sees soy sauce, she may not accidentally offer it to a gluten-free customer along with the sushi rolls with which it so naturally pairs.
Fortunately, an arsenal of strategies can help you keep your calm when life doles out storms. Among them, these 13 are some of my favorites:
Every December, like clockwork, I try and ring the bell as loud as possible to get people psyched up for New Year's resolutions. I have a bunch of rea...
It was truly a gift of nature! Standing in the beautiful vines overlooking Santa Ynez Valley at Sunset.
For reasons I will never understand, I was made to sit about halfway up the stairs. Or maybe I chose that spot. Out of pie reach, but still able to watch the consummation of the event.
In my career as an image consultant, I focus on helping people look and feel their best -- and guide them towards becoming their personal best. In add...
Remember these three letters, TRF. It won't be hard. You'll be hearing them a lot. TRF, Time-Restricted Feeding, is the new mantra in the diet, weig...
We've all had to start over in some area of our lives like our career, marriage, business, education, diet, etc. It is so easy to revel in the disbelief of the disappointment that we forget the power of pursuing what is next on the horizon if we keep moving.
To live at your greatest level of health and vitality requires using forethought when choosing foods. Carbs are not evil. They are a powerful tool best used wisely.
Food must be the highest priority for American foreign policy. So both the House and the Senate need to focus on this bill and others that feed the hungry.
Whether or not you're a health nut, it's challenging to stay on your game over the holidays, especially if you're doing family dinners and party hopping. The influx of toxins from food and alcohol make it tough to fully immerse yourself in the intended joy of the season.
Krieger expressed that healthful eating can -- and should -- include foods considered taboo on many of today's popular weight-loss plans. She said, "There should be no such thing as, 'never' where food is involved" -- even French bread.